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Dr. Antonios Kouroutakis

Antonios_Kouroutakis

Freie Universität Berlin

Human Rights Under Pressure - Ethics, Law and Politics

Post Doctoral Fellow

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—14195 Berlin

Dr Antonios Kouroutakis was a postdoctoral fellow at City University of Hong Kong where he taught Constitutional law and Access to Justice while his research focused on the autonomy status of Hong Kong. He obtained a DPhil from University of Oxford (Worcester College) in 2014, and he worked with Professor Paul Craig on the impact of temporary legislation on the separation of powers and the rule of law. He graduated from Democritus University School of Law in 2004 and took the Athens Bar Exam in 2006. The following academic year he attended the LL.M program at UCLA Law School where he was awarded a Dean’s Tuition Fellowship merit grant. He also practiced in Athens for 2 years specializing in the areas of administrative law and criminal law.

His recent publications include ‘Judges and policy making authority in the United States and the European Union’ in Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law (June 2014), ‘The Provisional Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia: Process, Architecture and Perspectives’ in Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (June 2015), 'Temporary De-juridification: Sunset Clauses at a Time of Crisis' in Minnesota Journal of International Law (forthcoming, in collaboration with Dr Sofia Ranchordas) and 'Islamic Terrorism; The Legal Impact on the US and Europe' in Boston University International Law Journal (forthcoming)

• Tutor on Citizens and Access to Criminal Justice (spring semester) City University of Hong Kong

• Tutor on Constitutional Law in Hong Kong and China (fall semester) City University of Hong Kong

• Guest Lecture on the Legalization and Decriminalization of Drugs (Citizens and Access to Criminal Justice, City University of Hong Kong)

• Tutor on Human Rights: Issues in International Politics (Michaelmas Term 2012) on the Rhetoric of Social Movements (Michaelmas Term 2012) on Legal Issues in Free Speech (Hilary Term 2012) on the Protection of Human Rights in EU (Trinity Term 2010) on Legal Issues in Communication and Free Speech (Hilary Term 2010) on the Growth of Civil Liberties in UK and US (Hilary Term 2010) Oxford Program for Undergraduate Studies (OPUS), University of Oxford

• Guest Lecture on the Legal History of UK (July 2013) CBL summer school co-organised by Oriel College of the University of Oxford

Antonios' research focuses inter alias on topics such as 'Rule of law', 'Separation of powers' and 'State of emergency'.

  1. ‘Islamic Terrorism; The Legal Impact on the US and Europe’ (2016) 34 Boston University International Law Journal (forthcoming)
  2. ‘Temporary De-juridification: Sunset Clauses at a Time of Crisis’ (2015) 25 Minnesota Journal of International Law (forthcoming) (in collaboration with Dr Sofia Ranchordas)
  3. ‘The Provisional Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia: Process, Architecture and Perspectives’ (2014) 4 Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 1195
  4. ‘Judges and policy making authority in the United States and the European Union’ (2014) 8 Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law 186
  5. ‘Temporary laws in times of crisis and their impact on the separation of powers’ (2014) 9 Administrative Law Journal 308 (in Greek)
  6. ‘Why abolish the death penalty? Arguments from Madisonian Thought’ (2012) 29 Amicus ALJ 43
  7. ‘Tailoring of Constitutional Rights, Deference to the Administration on Immigration Policy’ (2011) 1 Dublin Law Review Quarterly 7
  8. ‘Separation of Powers and the War on Terror; An analysis of the Role of its Institution’ (2010) 42 Bracton Law Journal 20

Case notes:

1. Closed material procedure; Bank Mellat v Her Majesty’s Treasury (No 1) (2014) 4 Civil Procedure Review 545 (in Greek)

2. Comment on the European Court of Human Right’s Judgment in S.A.S. v. France, Int’l J. Const. L. Blog, July 11, 2014, available at: http://www.iconnectblog.com/2014/07/a-comment-on-sas-v-france

3. Chris Van Hollen, Jr v Federal Election Commission (2013) 2 UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 321

Law blogs:

1. ‘Data Protection in Greece: The Balance Between Freedom of Press and the Right to Privacy’ Int’l J. Const. L. Blog, Dec. 10, 2013, available at: http://www.iconnectblog.com/2013/12/data-protection-in-greece-the-balance-between-freedom-of-press-and-the-right-to-privacy

2. ‘Note on the Provisional Constitution of the Federal Republic of Somalia’ Int’l. J. Const. L. Blog, Sept. 17, 2013, available at: http://www.iconnectblog.com/2013/09/note-on-the-provisional-constitution-of-somalia Book chapters: 1. ‘Article 25 – The Rights of the Elderly’ in V Tzemos et al (eds) Commentary on the Articles of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (Nomiki Vivliothiki) (forthcoming) in Greek 2. Article 26 – Integration of Persons with Disabilities’ in V Tzemos et al (eds) Commentary on the Articles of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights (Nomiki Vivliothiki) (forthcoming) in Greek

Conference Papers:

• ‘Rule of Law and Rules of Law’ The Rule of Law in a Globalized Environment (31March – 1 April 2015) City University of Hong Kong

• ‘Erase and Rewind: De-juridification and Sunset Clauses in Times of Crisis’ De-juridification : Appearance and disappearance of law at a time of crisis (25-26/10/2014) London School of Economics

• ‘Temporary laws in times of crisis and their impact on the separation of powers’ Fundamental Rights and Institutions in times of crisis (29-30/4/2014) Athens Reports

Reports:

• Reconciling domestic superior courts with the ECHR and the ECtHR: A Comparative Perspective’ (2011) Oxford Pro Bono Publico (Report submitted to the British Bill of Rights Commission)

• Project Kiyemba v Obama (2010) Oxford Pro Bono Publico (Memorandum for Reprieve UK and Clive Stafford Smith on Kiyemba v Obama)

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